Basseterre, Saint Kitts (21st February, 2023) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with Europrotocol hosted a Three-Day Certification Training on Diplomatic Protocol related to Diplomatic Events, Official and State Visits, Public Relations and Media Communication as well as Dignitary Protection over the period 16th, 17th, and 20th February, 2023 at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort.
Established in 2001, Europrotocol is a London and Brussels-based company that specializes in the training of international business & diplomatic protocol, professional and social etiquette, and cross-cultural communication towards a global network of public and private sectors.
The sessions were conducted by Ms. D. Barbara Vidanovich, LLB, MDip (Diplomacy), former career Diplomat and a world-renowned authority on diplomatic protocol and diplomatic communication skills expert.
Members of several Government-affiliated institutions of Saint Kitts and Nevis took full advantage of these training sessions, participating in a wide range of discussions relating to diplomatic protocol, bilateral and multilateral meetings, events management, professional and social etiquette, and public relations.
By this virtue, it is expected that this training would have a positive impact on the diplomatic skills of its participants and their respective institutions.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs intends to organize a follow-up training to impart the gained knowledge of this programme among other officers of various Government entities in the near future.